Get a Salad Bar

Everything you need to know to help bring salad bars to your school district:


  • Top 10 Reasons Why A detailed list of school salad bar benefits for those who need a little extra convincing.
  • Supporting Research PDF A 2013 report in which school districts with salad bar programs share their experiences.
  • Letter to School District A letter template to encourage your school district to apply for a LMSB2S grant.

Good to Know

  • Making the Case Video Learn why chef, author, and advocate Ann Cooper is a big fan of salad bars in schools.
  • USDA Memo PDF Read the USDA memo that encourages the use of salad bars in school meal programs.
  • Supplementary Fundraising You aren’t required to fundraise, but it can help your district reach its goal faster.
  • More coming soon
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